The Irish Rugby Football Union Charitable Trust

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Sandymount Hotel are a proud Patron of the The Irish Rugby Football Union Charitable Trust.

formed in 1978 to assist severely injured rugby players in their everyday lives, and help to restore their confidence and independence.

There are currently 33 seriously injured players registered with the Charitable Trust in Ireland, most of whom are wheelchair bound and have some form of permanent paralysis.

The support provided by the Trust takes many forms and includes financial assistance for medical, nursing and caring expenses, home alterations, education and training costs, provision of wheelchairs and specialised equipment together with motor vehicles and vehicle conversion costs. The Trust also maintains regular contact with each injured player and their families.